More about Kameela...
Kameela is a social worker and psychotherapist with over 10 years experience supporting mental, emotional and relational wellness. She’s a mom of 2, passionate about supporting other moms and couples. Her own personal experiences in pregnancy and postpartum inspired to become Perinatal Mental Health Certified (PMH-C). She uses an integrated modality for therapy, utilizing her accumulative training in various modalities such as CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy), ACT (Acceptance Commitment Therapy), DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy); Sex Therapy, Hypnotherapy, and more. She additionally enjoys supporting couples and is trained in Level 1 and 2 of the Gottman Method Couples Therapy.
Kameela currently supervises external psychotherapists individually and through group supervision. She is also an associate with Happy As a Mother, a leading wellness center focused on maternal wellness.
Her vast experience starts back in 2007 developing and co-facilitating peer support groups at a GTA (Greater Toronto Area) women’s center. Her roles since have included therapist, group facilitator, program coordinator, program supervisor and clinical supervisor. After many years in the non-profit sector, Kameela founded Elite Counselling & Consulting Services (located in Bowmanville, Ontario) to focus on issues that have touched her personally.
More about Sarah...
Sarah has held roles such as crisis worker and counsellor. She has experience and training related to crisis intervention, challenging negative beliefs, self-esteem, trauma, anxiety, depression, emotion regulation, compassion, and mindfulness. Additionally, she has completed level one of The Gottman Method for Couples Therapy and is trained in Acceptance Commitment Therapy. Sarah is currently an associate with the practice. If using extended health benefits, ensure coverage includes Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying).
About Elite Counselling & Consulting Services
Elite Counselling & Consulting Servcies was founded in early 2018. Operating in downtown Bowmanville, Ontario as well as online. Since the opening of practice, counselling / psychotherapy services have been both in-person and online. In-person therapy is currently limited to clinical need during the COVID pandemic and can currently only be booked by connecting directly by phone or email.
In-person services are available at 93 King St. West, #201, Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada
Online counselling and psychotherapy services are available only to those residing in Ontario, Canada.
For those struggling with their thoughts (overthinking, negative thinking, unwanted/intrusive thoughts, etc.). This can support motivation, self-esteem, anxiety, depression, perfectionism and many other issues. Related training completed includes, cognitive behavioural therapy, acceptance commitment therapy, clinical hypnotherapy, and more.
Perinatal (Pregnancy & Postpartum) Counselling
In the perinatal period, life transitions occur both around us and within ourselves. For many women it can lead to the onset of mental health issues. Even those without diagnoses can struggle with mental, emotional and relational wellness in this time. Kameela holds training specific to maternal mental health and is Perinatal Mental Health Certified, through postpartum support international. She offers support for general perinatal issues (including relationship support), as well as therapy relating to perinatal mood and anxiety disorders.
For tune ups, re-connection, pre-marital or pre-engaged support, as well as, recovering from affairs and betrayals. Kameela has training in the Gottman Method for Couples Therapy (Level 1 & 2) and is trained in The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work. She frequently blends this knowledge with her training in other modalities of therapy to better support relational needs.
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Counselling / Psychotherapy
When we’re caught up in struggle it can become all we see. It’s common to get overwhelmed by the suggestions of others, or online searching for something that may help. We may not know where to start but know, we don’t want to keep feeling, thinking, or living, as is.
Clinical Focus includes: Mindset Therapy; Perinatal (Pre-natal / Postpartum) Counselling; Couple Counselling
Workshops & Classes
Offering workshops & classes on topics such as mindfulness, parenting, relationships, anxiety, anger & more. Being pro-active with your mental wellness, benefits your overall health. Workshops are available online & in-person (Bowmanville & Greater Toronto Area).
Consulting & Supervision
If you notice you’re stuck, are in need of an outsider perspective or have too many balls to juggle, consultation services can help you! Kameela is also available to support individuals, agencies, and the community in other ways, for more information click learn more.